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Marvin E. Garrette

Marvin E. Garrette, American newspaper editor. Ford Foundation grantee, 1969. Board directors Leadership Metro Richmond, 1982-1983, Virginia High School League Publications division, Charlottesville, 1970-1992; Member Society of Professional Journalists (national board directors, regional director 1980-1983), Sigma Delta Chi.

Background

  • Garrette, Marvin E. was born on December 10, 1938 in Woodstock, Virginia, United States. Son of James E. and Clarice I. (Williams) Garrette.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in English Literature, University Virginia, 1961. Postgraduate, University Virginia, 1962. Postgraduate, American Press Institute, 1970.

    Career

    • Bureau reporter Richmond Times-Dispatch, Virginia, 1960-1964, assistant state editor, 1965-1968, special projects editor, 1968-1970, assistant managing editor, 1970-1982, managing editor, 1982-1992. Teacher University Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia Union University, Math-Science Center.

    Politics

    The commitment of individual Christians to work for social and political change should be recognized as a fully legitimate form of Christian discipleship.

    Religion

    Loving God went to supernatural lengths—by sending His Son to die—to provide everyone an opportunity to escape the fires of Hell and spend eternity in Heaven.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    All individuals should be sensitive to others by using appropriate language when referring to all persons.

    Membership

    Board directors Leadership Metro Richmond, 1982-1983, Virginia High School League Publications division, Charlottesville, 1970-1992. Member Society of Professional Journalists (national board directors, regional director 1980-1983), Sigma Delta Chi. Clubs: Bull & Bear.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, racquetball, fishing.

    Connections

    • Married Anne Elizabeth Hill, July 21, 1961 (divorced 1981). Children: Catherine E. Garrette Athaide, Jessica Tucker Garrette Beisel, Sarah Blair. Married Jo Ann Bledsoe, November 4, 1983.
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    Born December 10, 1938
    • 1961
      University Virginia
    • 1962
      University Virginia
    • 1970
      American Press Institute
    • 1960 - 1964
      Bureau reporter Richmond Times-Dispatch
      Virginia, United States
    • 1968 - 1970
      Bureau reporter Richmond Times-Dispatch
    • 1982 - 1992
      Bureau reporter Richmond Times-Dispatch

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